Timetable of Town Council Meetings
In accordance with the Local Government Act 1972 (Schedule 12, Part III), every township must hold an Annual Meeting on some day between 1 March and 1 June. At this Annual Meeting, there is a general power to discuss township issues and pass the appropriate resolutions.
Individuals registered as local government electors within the area of Knowsley Town Council are entitled to speak and vote. Resolutions passed at this meeting are NOT binding on the Town Council. The Annual Meeting will take place at The Community Pavilion, Pool Hey, Stockbridge Village on 16 May 2024 (commencing 6.30 p.m.). In accordance with the Local Government Act 1972 (Schedule 12, Parts II and VI), the Town Council must also hold an Annual General Meeting in May. The first business of the Annual General Meeting will be to elect the mayor for the ensuing year (i.e. to the date of the next Annual General Meeting). Only Town Council elected members are entitled to speak and vote at the Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting will take place at The Community Pavilion Pool Hey, Stockbridge Village on Thursday 16 May 2024(commencing 7.15 p.m.). Members of the public are very welcome to attend both meetings. Monthly Town Council Meeting take place at The Community Pavilion, Pool Hey, Stockbridge Village on the third Thursday of the month (commencing 7.15 p.m.) except April, August & December. Town Council meetings take place regularly during the year. Meetings are held on Thursdays according to a schedule decided at the Annual General Meeting of the Town Council. Meetings start at 7.15 p.m. (normally held in Community Pavilion, Pool Hey) and are chaired by the Town Mayor.
The Town Mayor for 2023/24 is Councillor Bernard Donnelly
The meeting schedule for the current municipal year is below:
1. 15 June 2023
2. 20 July 2023
3. 21 September 2023
4. 19 October 2023
5. 16 November 2023
6. 18 January 2024
7. 15 February 2024
8. 21 March 2024
All the above meetings are open to the pubic (although there may be rare occasions when certain items are discussed in private).
The Town Council reserves the right to convene extraordinary meetings as circumstances dictate.
Further details regarding meetings of the Town Council can be obtained from the Clerk of the Council.